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Employment Insurance Regulations

Version of section 86 from 2006-03-22 to 2013-03-31:

  •  (1) The appellant, the Commission or any person or association having a direct interest in a decision of a board of referees or an appeal from such a decision may apply in writing to an umpire for a hearing and the umpire shall, after receiving the application, grant a hearing.

  • (2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the umpire may at any time direct that there shall be a hearing.

  • (3) Subject to subsection (4), an application for a hearing shall, within 15 days after the day on which the docket referred to in subsection 85(3) is filed or within such further time as the umpire may allow under section 116 of the Act, be filed at the office of the Commission, and the Commission shall forward the application to the umpire.

  • (4) An application for a hearing that is made by the Commission may be filed at the office of the umpire at any time before the umpire has rendered a decision.

  • (5) At least 14 days prior to a hearing referred to in subsection (1), the Registrar of the office of the umpire shall give a notice in writing to each of the following persons:

    • (a) the appellant;

    • (b) the Commission;

    • (c) any person or association having a direct interest in the hearing; and

    • (d) such other persons or associations as the umpire may direct.

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